Politics

“There is no definitely proven drug that is effective against this disease," said the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
“I reached out to the White House last night, asked for a phone call with the president," she said as Trump trashed her to Hannity over coronavirus criticisms.
"If the federal government and the states don’t get it together better, you will see sickness and death in this country like you never have before."
The newspaper's board imagined “a social, political, moral — and economic — cataclysm” in terrifying detail.
"Awesome idea for a large group of people over 50 to stand super close together," one person commented on Twitter.
"The U.S. response is a catastrophe that is on track to cost hundreds of thousands of lives," Maddow tweeted after the president thanked her.
“Don’t call,” the president told Vice President Pence of the governors as the states battle the growing pandemic.
It's part of Trump's coronavirus outreach to apparently everyone but health experts.
Tara Reade, one of eight women to accuse Biden of inappropriate touching, said this week that the presidential candidate assaulted her nearly 30 years ago.
The statement accompanying the president's signature on the new law appears to countermand an oversight provision worked out by both parties.
Regan said the virus was a "scam" created by President Donald Trump's enemies to wreck the economy.
There are nearly 101,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S., the highest number in the world.
Despite millions of dollars in government funding, some homelessness advocates are on their own when it comes to securing shelter for their clients.
"I want to be crystal clear: The Treasury can move this money in an hour," said the California Democrat.
Over the past two weeks, Kentucky, South Dakota and West Virginia approved new laws meant to discourage Dakota Access-style protests. More are on the way.
Public health officials have called for nationwide shutdowns to slow the spread of COVID-19. But many Republican governors have been slow to act.
Fox News and other right-wing media outlets have repeatedly offered a platform for misinformation to back the president's narrative.
The administration is pushing its pro-polluter agenda as the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 rises.
Trump is planning a trip to Norfolk Saturday as the USNS Comfort puts to sea, giving him a photo op as the hospital situation in New York becomes a crisis.
The economic and social upheaval caused by COVID-19 is prompting bishops to relax a Lenten rule.